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Business Project Senior Advisor- Service Operations.

Created11/12/2021
Reference21021544
CategoryProject Management
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Zip15689
SalaryCompetitive
The individual will be responsible for managing large sized, multi-functional projects to delivery. They will be responsible for managing scope, schedule, resources, and to deliver the required capabilities on time and within budget while appropriately ensuring the business is ready and risks are mitigated. This individual must demonstrate strong project management behaviors, such as: Drive the development and maintenance of project plans, management of key stakeholders, ability to monitor progress against goals, timely escalation and mitigation of barriers to success and providing Responsible for leading large complexity projects or large components of complex projects impacting multiple business units or an operational unit

Core Responsibilities
  • Support Print& Distribution activity
  • Work within a highly matrixed team, establish complex plans and drive plan execution to completion
  • Develops detailed project plans including cost, schedule, and resource requirements
  • Champions organization's project management methodology, tools, and techniques
  • Consults on project planning and management of high-risk, high-impact projects.
  • Ensures integrity of original business case is maintained and any adjustments are communicated and understood by all key stakeholders
  • Identifies risks and vulnerabilities, and creates contingency plans
  • Partner and lead programs across a broad spectrum of Business Verticals
  • Direct a broad range of functions in support of policy/process improvement activities in a matrix environment
  • Ensures projects/intake requests are integrated with other business and related projects.
  • Ensures projects/intake requests are completed within committed time and budget
  • Mentors and trains junior PMs
  • Provides services benchmarking and industry comparative analysis support
  • Represents the business during the portfolio funding process, communicating funding decisions and gaining buy in from business partners and IT on business funding prior to allocations taking place
  • Establishes change control process
  • Able to identify key stakeholders and gather needs
  • Large - impacting multiple business units or an operational unit (>5 - 10MM)
  • High - Development of new capabilities or product with enterprise impact


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of related work experience or 9 years of related project management experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience leading integration activity

• Previous experience indirectly leading a team in a diverse matrix organization.
• PM Certification (PMP, MPM, etc.) strongly preferred in addition to Agile Certification/Scrum Master/Product Owner Experience
• Fluent Microsoft Office skills - PowerPoint, MS Project, Excel, etc..
• Demonstrated strong relationship building and team integration skills
• Must be able to shift comfortably between micro and macro, desk level discussions, and senior leader report-outs
• Strong change leadership skills
• Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to drive results in uncertain and/ or ambiguous environments
• Strong business acumen, with proven ability to leverage knowledge base to quickly come up to speed in new business areas and new types of projects

The individual will be responsible for managing large sized, multi-functional projects to delivery. They will be responsible for managing scope, schedule, resources, and to deliver the required capabilities on time and within budget while appropriately ensuring the business is ready and risks are mitigated. This individual must demonstrate strong project management behaviors, such as: Drive the development and maintenance of project plans, management of key stakeholders, ability to monitor progress against goals, timely escalation and mitigation of barriers to success and providing Responsible for leading large complexity projects or large components of complex projects impacting multiple business units or an operational unit

Core Responsibilities
  • Support Print& Distribution activity
  • Work within a highly matrixed team, establish complex plans and drive plan execution to completion
  • Develops detailed project plans including cost, schedule, and resource requirements
  • Champions organization's project management methodology, tools, and techniques
  • Consults on project planning and management of high-risk, high-impact projects.
  • Ensures integrity of original business case is maintained and any adjustments are communicated and understood by all key stakeholders
  • Identifies risks and vulnerabilities, and creates contingency plans
  • Partner and lead programs across a broad spectrum of Business Verticals
  • Direct a broad range of functions in support of policy/process improvement activities in a matrix environment
  • Ensures projects/intake requests are integrated with other business and related projects.
  • Ensures projects/intake requests are completed within committed time and budget
  • Mentors and trains junior PMs
  • Provides services benchmarking and industry comparative analysis support
  • Represents the business during the portfolio funding process, communicating funding decisions and gaining buy in from business partners and IT on business funding prior to allocations taking place
  • Establishes change control process
  • Able to identify key stakeholders and gather needs
  • Large - impacting multiple business units or an operational unit (>5 - 10MM)
  • High - Development of new capabilities or product with enterprise impact


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of related work experience or 9 years of related project management experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience leading integration activity

• Previous experience indirectly leading a team in a diverse matrix organization.
• PM Certification (PMP, MPM, etc.) strongly preferred in addition to Agile Certification/Scrum Master/Product Owner Experience
• Fluent Microsoft Office skills - PowerPoint, MS Project, Excel, etc..
• Demonstrated strong relationship building and team integration skills
• Must be able to shift comfortably between micro and macro, desk level discussions, and senior leader report-outs
• Strong change leadership skills
• Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated ability to drive results in uncertain and/ or ambiguous environments
• Strong business acumen, with proven ability to leverage knowledge base to quickly come up to speed in new business areas and new types of projects

This role is WAH which allows work to be performed at home. Employees must be fully vaccinated if they choose to come onsite.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of $95,100 - $158,500, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

Helping our customers achieve healthier, more secure lives is at the heart of what we do. While you take care of our customers, we'll take care of you through a comprehensive benefits program that helps you be at your best. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and best in class well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and dozens of corporate discounts on essentials you use every day. For more details on our employee benefits programs, please visit the "Life at Cigna" tab on our careersite: www.cigna.com/careers

About Evernorth

Evernorth, Cigna Corporation's health services segment, exists to elevate health for all. We're building on our legacy and redefining health care as we know it. Unbiased in how we think, we create without limitation. We partner without constraints, deliver value differently and act in the interest of humanity. Solving across silos, closing gaps in care, and empowering clients, customers, and people everywhere to move onward and upward. When you work with us, you'll be empowered to solve the problems others don't, won't or can't. Join us. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.
Employer390 Evernorth Enterprise Svcs, Inc.